UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Specification for Class

RETAIL CLERK 2

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

7721 (SEIU Local 925 Clerical Nonsupervisory)

BASIC FUNCTION

Perform journey-level work in the ordering, receiving, sales, inventory, cash control, and/or customer service functions for a retail and/or service operation.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Under general supervision, perform retail financial record keeping and cash control duties in a retail and/or service operation.

TYPICAL WORK

Order bookstore supplies such as text books, binders, writing instruments, art and engineering supplies, and stationery items;

Balance cash register receipts and prepare daily financial reports; post monthly cash journals; prepare bank deposits; process and handle charge sales;

Receive, check, price, and stock retail goods and supplies;

Maintain stock inventory and bookstore records; make physical inventories of merchandise; advise supervisor as to changes in inventory levels and types of new retail merchandise;

Assist retail store customers and sell a wide variety of merchandise; serve as cashier;

Coordinate text book returns to publishers and suppliers; buy back books from students, re-price, and shelve;

Perform the duties of a Retail Clerk I;

May direct the work of bookstore personnel;

May serve as an assistant to a Bookstore Manager or service facility manager;

May make bank deposits;

Perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - UW Contract Classified
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS - Classified Non-Union

High school diploma or GED certificate, AND one year of experience in retail selling, cash register operation, general clerical work and/or financial record keeping. Six months of additional qualifying experience may be substituted for education.

Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.

New Class: 1-3-73
Revise Class: 7-20-87
Revise MQ: 7-2-90
New to CSA: 5-1-00

CSR Class Conversion (mc): 06-01-05